TITLE

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 lives in some people for at least eight days after symptoms develop

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/27/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 9, pE203
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the eight-day prolongation of swine flu virus after the development of symptoms as revealed in the research by Dr. Guy Boivin of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec and Dr. Gaston De Serres of Quebec's Public Health Institute. The study reveals that majority of the respondents are still contagious of the disease and that they can still transmit the disease despite days after fever breaks. Moreover, they notes on its implication to schooldays and workdays.
ACCESSION #
44716739

 

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